Weekly Wrap Up: The President Addresses the Deficit
July 15, 2011
07:19 PM EDT
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov:
Compromise isn’t a dirty word: To a group of young Americans of different political persuasions, President Obama spoke candidly the importance of compromise in our democracy.
Remembering Betty Ford: First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the life of former First Lady Betty Ford at a historic gathering at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California.
At One Year: An update on the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
West Wing Week: In "Our Heroes Are All Around Us" Check out behind-the-scenes footage from the Medal of Honor ceremony, and more.
SAVE Award: The 3rd annual SAVE Award launched on Thursday -- a contest for federal employees to submit ideas on how to cut waste, save tax payer dollars, and make government more effective and efficient.
Medal of Honor: Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry was only the second living person to receive the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government, watch the ceremony.
Sparking Growth: The Housing and Urban Development Agency (HUD) launched a pilot program in six cities where federal staffers partner with local decision makers in six cities.